DPT 821 Physical Therapy Clinical Skills II, 2 credits

The second of two courses introducing patient handling and physical therapy tests and measurements and intervention strategies. This may include goniometry, manual muscle testing, posture and gait assessment, massage, therapeutic exercise, gait training and objective tests for different neurological conditions. Encourages problem solving, communication, documentation and patient management skills. (Lab: 4 hours.)

Prerequisites: DPT 801, DPT 803, DPT 805, DPT 807, DPT 819, DPT 811.

Co-requisites: DPT 817, DPT 851, Fall